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1.
Dersu Uzala (1975)
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The Russian army sends an explorer on an expedition to the snowy Siberian wilderness where he makes friends with a seasoned local hunter. (144 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosava
 
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Dances with Wolves (1990)
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Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military. (181 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
 
3.
180° South (2010 Documentary)
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The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. (85 mins.)
Director: Chris Malloy
 
4.
Sin Nombre (2009)
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A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border. (96 mins.)
 
5.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado. (93 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
6.
The New World (2005)
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The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas. (135 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
7.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. (115 mins.)
 
8.
WALL·E (2008)
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In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stanton
 
9.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
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Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls. (122 mins.)
 
10.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. (124 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner
 
11.
Cast Away (2000)
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A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island. (143 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
12.
The Beach (2000)
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Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss - excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it. (119 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
13.
The Art of Flight (2011 Documentary)
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Two years in the making, "The Art of FLIGHT" gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity... (80 mins.)
Director: Curt Morgan
 
14.
This Way of Life (2009 Documentary)
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A lionhearted father struggles valiantly to create a life of idyllic simplicity for his family. (84 mins.)
Director: Thomas Burstyn
 
15.
Dust to Glory (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary on the Baja 1000, an annual off-road race held in Baja, Mexico that attracts hundreds of racers, their souped-up machines, and thousands of fans. (97 mins.)
Director: Dana Brown
 
16.
Step Into Liquid (2003 Documentary)
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Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary. (87 mins.)
Director: Dana Brown
 
17.
Sanctum (2011)
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An underwater cave diving team experiences a life-threatening crisis during an expedition to the unexplored and least accessible cave system in the world. (108 mins.)
 
18.
Laird (2001 Documentary)
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Watch in amazement as Laird Hamilton rides the biggest wave ever seen. (60 mins.)
 
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Touching the Void (2003 Documentary)
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The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. (106 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
20.
North Face (2008)
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Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps... (126 mins.)
Director: Philipp Stölzl
 
21.
In July (2000)
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Can Daniel follow the sun from Hamburg to the Bosporus by Friday to meet his love? (99 mins.)
Director: Fatih Akin
 
22.
A Map for Saturday (2007 Documentary)
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On a trip around the world, every day feels like Saturday. A MAP FOR SATURDAY reveals a world of long-term... (90 mins.)
 
23.
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
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The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling. (126 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
24.
Sans Soleil (1983 Documentary)
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"He wrote me...." A woman narrates the thoughts of a world traveler, meditations on time and memory... (100 mins.)
Director: Chris. Marker
 
25.
Throttle Trauma 3: Once More We Survive (2011 Documentary)
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Takes the viewers for a ride throughout the world. Witness the great talents of stunt riders and listen to the wild stories from the originators of this sport. (77 mins.)
 
26.
Thermos (2006 Documentary)
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It's a movie, a documentary, an exploration of the European summits, a road trip guided by seven snowboarders and many friends rediscovering the pleasure of snowboarding... and sharing a unique thermos. (60 mins.)
Director: Olivier Pictet
 
27.
Pedal to the Midnight Sun (2006 Documentary)
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After months of planning, Josh Thomas & J.J. Kelley pack up all their essentials to Pedal to the Midnight Sun... (67 mins.)
 
28.
Paddle to Seattle: Journey Through the Inside Passage (2009 Documentary)
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Two best friends build their own kayaks and paddle alone for 97 days in the wilderness over 1,300 miles from Alaska to Seattle and survive to talk about most things. (86 mins.)
 
29.
Blindsight (2006 Documentary)
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Six blind Tibetan teenagers climb the Lhakpa-Ri peak of Mount Everest, led by seven-summit blind mountain-climber Erik Weihenmayer. (104 mins.)
Director: Lucy Walker
 
30.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007 Documentary)
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Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there. (99 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
31.
The White Diamond (2004 Documentary)
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About the daring adventure of exploring rain forest canopy with a novel flying device-the Jungle Airship... (88 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
32.
Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
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A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
33.
The Alps (2007 Documentary)
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John Harlin III attempts to climb the North Face of the Eiger, the site of his father's death 40 years earlier. (45 mins.)
Director: Stephen Judson
 
34.
Team Everest: A Himalayan Journey (2007 Documentary)
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"Team Everest: A Himalayan Journey" chronicles a remarkable group of trekkers on an expedition to the world's highest mountain... (111 mins.)
Director: Andy Cockrum
 
35.
Kon-Tiki (1950 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl. (77 mins.)
Director: Thor Heyerdahl
 
36.
Man on Wire (2008 Documentary)
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A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century." (94 mins.)
Director: James Marsh
 
37.
127 Hours (2010)
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An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
38.
The Endurance (2000 Documentary)
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A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new... (97 mins.)
Director: George Butler
 
39.
That's It, That's All. (2008 Documentary)
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Dedicated to everything snowboarding, Travis Rice and a dream team crew set out on a seek-and-destroy operation for the new zone... (60 mins.)
Director: Curt Morgan
 
40.
Long Road North (2008 Documentary)
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This epic journey begins at the most southern tip of Argentina, taking us on a modern day "Motorcycle Diaries" through eighteen countries... (93 mins.)
Director: Ian Hinkle
 
41.
Goold's Gold (2011 Documentary)
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An offbeat global warming adventure that follows geophysicist Jonathan Goold as he hunts for gold where no man has ever set foot - on land exposed by Alaska's melting glaciers. (90 mins.)
 
42.
Mammalian (2010 Documentary)
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Frank Wolf and Taku Hokoyama look at the issues facing the largest wilderness area in North America from the perspective of a 2,000 km canoe journey from Yellowknife, NWT to Rankin Inlet, NT. (64 mins.)
Director: Frank Wolf
 
43.
Ride the Divide (2010 Documentary)
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A small group of adventurous mountain bikers attempt to race the longest mountain bike route in the world traversing over 2700 miles along the Rocky Mountains from Banff, Canada to the Mexican border. (82 mins.)
Director: Hunter Weeks
 
44.
End of the Road (2010 Documentary)
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Desperate to dispel the ridicule of their peers, two life-long friends attempt to travel 4000 miles across seven countries and the Sahara desert in a car bought for 100 pounds. (73 mins.)
 
45.
One Day in Africa (2009 Documentary)
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In Kenyan offices and Malian farms, in Moroccan tea houses and Nigerian huts normal people of various backgrounds go about their day... (78 mins.)
 
46.
The Endless Summer (1966 Documentary)
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The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters. (95 mins.)
Director: Bruce Brown
 
47.
The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
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The story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years rebuilding a 1920 Indian motorcycle, which helped him set the land speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967. (127 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
 
48.
First Love (2010 Documentary)
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This feature length surf film First Love is about friendship, passion and following your dreams. (52 mins.)
Director: Claire Gorman
 
49.
Tao of Peace (2010 Documentary)
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13 people on a road-trip from Jerusalem to Tripoli looking for peace. (100 mins.)
Director: Anton Pichler
 
50.
Pacific Challenge (1975 Documentary)
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Documentary detailing the six-month crossing of the Pacific Ocean by a rafting expedition of 12 men on three balsa-wood rafts, from Guayaquil, Ecuador, to Ballina, Australia. (83 mins.)
Director: Robert Amram
 
51.
Balloons Over Plymouth (2011 Documentary)
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In the summer of 2010, three friends decided to attach a video camera to balloons and fly it over the suburbs they grew up in... (16 mins.)
Director: A.J. Sinker
 
52.
Man Zou: Beijing to Shanghai (2010 Documentary)
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Four Americans friends and their Chinese guide set out in the fall of 2008 traveling by bicycle between... (86 mins.)
Director: Jason Reid
 
53.
Long Way Round (2004 Mini-Series)
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world... (315 mins.)
 
54.
Long Way Down (2007 Mini-Series)
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Two guys take a trip of several months on motorcycles. They travel from the North of Scotland, down through Europe, into Africa, finally winding up in Cape Town, South Africa.
 
55.
Around the World in 80 Days (1989 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days. (49 mins.)
 
56.
Sahara with Michael Palin (2002 Mini-Series)
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In this four part BBC television series presented by British comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin... (50 mins.)
 
57.
Himalaya with Michael Palin (2004 TV Series)
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This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range... (360 mins.)
 
58.
Pole to Pole (1992 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin undertakes a journey by the most direct route possible with the most land to cross from the North Pole to the South Pole. (50 mins.)
 
59.
Adrift: People of a Lesser God (2010 Documentary)
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ADRIFT- People of a Lesser God is the story of an incredible odyssey made by several-times Pulitzer Prize-nominated undercover reporter Dominique C... (100 mins.)
 
60.
Wizards of the PCT (2010 Documentary)
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Follow the members of Team Bad Wizard as they attempt to hike from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail through California... (98 mins.)
Director: Shane O'Donnell
 
61.
Lionheart: The Jesse Martin Story (1999 Documentary)
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The journey of 17-year-old Jesse Martin who became the youngest person ever to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world... (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Currie
 
62.
In Pursuit of Panama (2009 Documentary)
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In Pursuit of Panama chronicles the life-changing adventures of best-friends Ryan Swan and Garrett Martin... (87 mins.)
 
63.
Last Paradise (2015 Documentary)
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In the early 60s a bunch of kids met playing in the extreme wilderness of New Zealand. The adventure... (100 mins.)
Director: Clive Neeson
 
64.
Bicycle Dreams (2009 Documentary)
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They are seekers, madmen and angels hell bent on riding across America on a bicycle in less than ten days... (104 mins.)
 
65.
Running the Sahara (2007 Documentary)
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Three men attempt to become the first humans to run coast to coast across the Sahara Desert. (102 mins.)
Director: James Moll
 
66.
Beyond the Epic Run (2009 Documentary)
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A reality film that follows Serge and Nicole Roetheli on an epic journey around the world. It begins in Sion... (92 mins.)
 
67.
The Wildest Dream (2010 Documentary)
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Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later. (94 mins.)
Director: Anthony Geffen
 
68.
Miracle on Everest (2008 Documentary)
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The legendary story of Australian climber Lincoln Hall, who was pronounced dead close to the summit of Mount Everest and lived to tell the tale.
Director: Jennifer Peedom
 
69.
Sun Come Up (2011 Documentary)
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Sun Come Up tells the story of some of the world's first environmental refugees, the Carteret Islanders... (38 mins.)
 
70.
BLAST! (2008 Documentary)
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With extraordinary access, BLAST exposes a world of risky, hardcore, scientific adventure. The story... (78 mins.)
Director: Paul Devlin
 
71.
The Conquest of Everest (1953 Documentary)
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Documentary that covers the famous and successful expedition of the Everest conquest by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, the first climbers to reach its peak. (78 mins.)
Director: George Lowe
 
72.
Billabong Odyssey (2003 Documentary)
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Action sports documentary that follows the industry's best big wave surfers as they travel the world searching for the largest waves that nature has to offer. The journey spanned 18 months, 6 continents and produced up to 70 foot waves. (88 mins.)
Director: Philip Boston
 
73.
Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues. (44 mins.)
 
74.
Chasing the Horizon (2006 Documentary)
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The Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 is known as the most treacherous and grueling off road race in the world... (88 mins.)
 
75.
Into the Cold: A Journey of the Soul (2010 Documentary)
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Into The Cold--A Journey of the Soul retraces the personal and harrowing expedition of two men on foot... (85 mins.)
 
76.
Opening Our Eyes (2011 Documentary)
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How many people does it take to make a difference? Mother/daughter filmmakers, circle the globe on a 99-day journey... (61 mins.)
Director: Gail Mooney
 
77.
Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk (2002 Documentary)
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Adrenaline Rush: the Science of Risk takes a look at the world of skydiving and base jumping - parachuting from a building... (40 mins.)
Director: Marc Fafard
 
78.
Alone in the Wilderness (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula... (57 mins.)